SKOPJE: The Macedonian/Serbian/Slovenian/Kosovan coproduction Year of the Monkey / Godina na majmunot by Vladimir Blazevski will have its world premiere at the opening of the 21st edition of the Skopje Film Festival, set to take place in Skopje from 19 to 26 April 2018. More than 50 films will be screened at the festival.
The audience of SFF at three locations (Cinema Millennium, Cinema Frosina and Cinematheque of Macedonia) will watch films offered in eight sections: Authors Films, Panorama of World Cinema, Macedonian Production, European Film Program, Short Films, French Film Focus, Hitchcock's Retrospective and Queer Focus.
In the Macedonian Production programme, the festival will screen eight national feature and short films. The Bulgarian/German feature 3/4 by Ilian Metev is among the four films in the European Film Program.
The Skopje Film Festival is organised with the support from the Macedonian Film Agency and the City of Skopje.
The line-up for the Authors Film Section, European Film Section and the Macedonian Section follows:
AUTHORS FILM SECTION
The Guilty (Denmark)Directed by Gustav Möller
C`est La Vie (France)Directed by Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano
Butterflies (Turkey)Directed by Tolga Karaçelik
A Private Affair (Italy)Directed by Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani
See You up There (France)Directed by Albert Dupontel
Taksim Hold’em (Turkey)Directed by Michael Önder
Year of the Monkey / Godina na majmunot (Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Kosovo) Directed by Vladimir Blazevski Produced by Pank Film Production Coproduced by Kiselo Dete, Strup Produkcija Supported by Eurimages, SEE Cinema Network, Macedonian Film Agency, Film Center Serbia, Kosovo Film Centre and Slovenian Film Centre
Cobra (Macedonia, feature documentary)Directed by Igor IvanovProduced by Black Cat Production, Skopje Film StudioSupported by the Macedonian Film Agency
Would You Look at Her (Macedonia, short)Directed by Goran StolevskiSupported by the Macedonian Film Agency
Blessed (Macedonia, Czech Republic, short)Directed by Miliana Lenak
The Water (Macedonia, Albania, Mexico, short)Directed by Kiril Karakash, Svetislav Podleshanov
The Other (Macedonia, short)Directed by Batuhan Ibrahim
The Macedonian Don Quixote (Macedonia, short)Directed by Konstantin Plevnesh
Mishko (Macedonia, short)Directed by Hanis Bagashov
The Last Church Bells (Macedonia, short)Directed by Nikolce Popovski
EUROPEAN FILM PROGRAM
3/4 (Bulgaria, Germany)Directed by Ilian MetevProduced by Chaconna Films Coproduced by Sutor Kolonko Supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center, ZDF/ARTE, ZDF-Kleines Fernsehspiel, Film und Medienstiftung NRW and MEDIA Creative Europe
Valley of Shadows (Norway)Directed by Jonas Matzow Gulbrandsen
Holiday (Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden)Directed by Isabella Eklöf
Pure Hearts (Italy)Directed by Roberto De Paolis